Australian Capital Territory

Container deposit refund scheme - ACT

Program name
ACT Container Deposit Scheme

The Container Deposit Scheme enables Canberrans to take eligible beverage containers to return points and receive a 10 cent refund for each container. You can choose to keep your refund or donate it to charity.

Mattress recycling and collection scheme

Program name
Mattress recycling and collection scheme

The Soft Landing mattress recycling and collection scheme assists residents and businesses in Sydney, Newcastle, Wollongong, Canberra and Queanbeyan, Victoria and Western Australia recycle mattresses.

Heating, cooling and hot water system rebates

Program name
Heating and cooling upgrade

The Heating and cooling upgrade program provides rebates of up to $5000 to Australian Capital Territory residents to upgrade old inefficient appliances to new energy-efficient appliances.

Public events recycling support

Program name
Public Event Recycling Program

The free Public Event Recycling Program is available to any event held in the Australian Capital Territory, large or small, including school fetes, community fairs, major music festivals and major sporting events.

Wood heater replacement incentive

Program name
Wood Heater Replacement Program

The Wood Heater Replacement Program provides an incentive for Australian Capital Territory residents to replace wood heaters or open fireplaces with an energy-efficient reverse cycle air-conditioner.

Solar battery storage discount

Program name
Next Generation Energy Storage Grants

The Next Generation Energy Storage Grants provides Australian Capital Territory households and businesses with a discount to install a battery storage unit with a new or existing rooftop solar PV system.

Solar panel incentive for pensioners

Program name
Solar for Low Income Households Program

The Solar for Low Income Households Program can help eligible Australian Capital Territory residents invest in rooftop solar PV panels to help reduce their energy costs.

Renewable power incentives

Program name
Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme

Households across Australia that install a small scale renewable energy system (solar, wind or hydro) or eligible hot water system may be able to receive a benefit under the Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme (SRES) to help with the purchase cost.